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Volume 19 Issue 5

Many Happy Returns
Paul Wilson reports on the spectacular Hamilton Island Race Week 2004, which saw thrilling action as the mega maxis duelled for supremacy amidst record numbers of competitors



Swan 53
Escape 650
Innovation 60
305 Conquest



New Colour Twinscope
Shimano Overheads
RapidFix Interface
Henri-Lloyd Dolphin and Deck Grip
Humminbird 500 Series
Okuma Inspira Reels
DigiBOAT Software On Board
Raymarine A Series
Sunbrella by Coast

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Fantasy Island

It’s hard to imagine, as I bash away on the keyboard trying to meet the editorial deadline for the magazine you’re holding in your hands, that just over a week ago, I was beetling along in a golf buggy at a blistering 20 kilometres per hour trying not to miss the media boat that was about to depart for the race course off Hamilton Island.

Technical Article


This article outlines some of the causes and cures of metal destruction in the marine environment. New South Wales-based naval architect and wooden boat builder Christopher Murman delves into the topic of corrosion.